Jocasta
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Given Name JOCASTA
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ιοκαστη (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: jo-KAS-tə (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Latinized form of Greek Ιοκαστη (Iokaste), which is of unknown meaning. In Greek mythology she was the mother Oedipus by the Theban king Laius. In a case of tragic mistaken identity, she married her own son.
Related Names
VARIANT: Iokaste